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Would you build an authority site against these two competitors?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Zevoltai, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. Zevoltai

    Zevoltai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    So I've found a niche with thousands of $1.50-$2.00 CPC longtail keywords with a net of ~900k monthly searches that show up mostly as "very easy" to moderate in Ultimate Niche Finder. There are two sites that appear for broad, 1-3 word phrases in the niche, and I'm wondering if this niche would be worth going for. The top site has 97k backlinks in total, domain authority of 61, page authority of 67, and is PR4. Only two other sites rank, consistently on the front page for keyphrases in the same niche, and one of them is a pretty small-time blog. The other is a PR5 authority site with a DA/PA of 57 and 59 respectively and 182k backlinks, and I'm wondering if it's feasible for me to outrank either of them within half a year with an authority site. It's a topic I am quite familiar with, and I can churn out a good 10 high quality articles a day on. All their backlinks seem to have been organically grown over a period of 3-4 years
     
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    If I'd be you I would not think twice. Of course they can be outranked as time goes by, the only obstacle is yourself. Don't be disappointed if you don't outrank them withing half an year, it all depends on the effort you put in the site but it's completely achievable so you should go for it, especially if you say you're familiar with the topic.
     
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    I'm up against WEBMD right now for a few KW. So far so good but I keep running into google pushing SERPS back for in house data display. So when you check on WEBMD stuff it also shows .gov health site INSTANT info. I found a way to beat this but it takes some work.
     
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    Just want to mention, UNF difficulty rating is about as relevant as a dead horse. Don't go by that as a guide. I do a TON of a keyword research and I advise you to use keywordrevealer.com, Spyfu.com, or Market Samurai competition feature. The top 10 dictate how easy it is.

    Other than that authority sites with large amounts of time dedication and love will rank for competitive keywords. Sometimes the link authority of my own interlinking gets me top 10 or 20.